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#Breast Cancer

From TheJournal.ie Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families False Claims

Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families

The best-available medical evidence consistently refutes the claims made in the leaflet.

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer Study

Irish scientists discover new treatment to help prevent relapse of aggressive form of breast cancer

The groundbreaking research was conducted by scientists at the Apoptosis Research Centre in NUIG.

From TheJournal.ie Woman's breast cancer eradicated after therapy harnesses the power of her immune system Immunotherapy

Woman's breast cancer eradicated after therapy harnesses the power of her immune system

The method has already been shown to work with a range of cancers including leukaemia and melanoma.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer? Factcheck

FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?

A paid-for advertisement on Facebook is surfacing on Irish user pages, claiming this is the case. We examine the evidence.

From TheJournal.ie English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error Scandal

English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error

Health Minister Jeremy Hunt said that an independent inquiry is due to take place into the issue.

From TheJournal.ie 'I felt really alone': 33-year-old wants to help young cancer patients with online magazine Happy Magazine

'I felt really alone': 33-year-old wants to help young cancer patients with online magazine

Happy Magazine aims to share something useful, helpful or positive about the Irish cancer journey every day.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm heartbroken': Irish author Emma Hannigan laid to rest following 11-year battle with cancer RIP
From TheJournal.ie Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis Emma Hannigan

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

From TheJournal.ie NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer Stem Cells

NUIG scientists develop new method of fighting breast cancer

Breast cancer patients whose cancer has spread still face relatively poor outcomes.

From TheJournal.ie Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer Research

Women who work nights have a strikingly increased risk of getting cancer

Overall long-term night shift work increased the risk of cancer by 19%.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise Ageing Population This post contains videos

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

From TheJournal.ie Veep and Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer Cancer

Veep and Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has breast cancer

Hundreds of messages from well-wishers quickly poured in on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie 'Every night I was so glad it was me. Thank god it was me and not them' Breast Cancer

'Every night I was so glad it was me. Thank god it was me and not them'

Mother-of-three Ger felt a lump that turned out to be breast cancer. With her family’s support, she managed to come out the other side.

From TheJournal.ie 'When I was sick with cancer I had no energy or enthusiasm. Then I heard about dragon boating' Dragon Boating

'When I was sick with cancer I had no energy or enthusiasm. Then I heard about dragon boating'

The Plurabelle Paddlers, a team for those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, competes all over the world.

From TheJournal.ie Breast cancer patients may be spared debilitating side effects 'by only using radiation on tumour' Major Step Forward

Breast cancer patients may be spared debilitating side effects 'by only using radiation on tumour'

Current best practice sees women given full breast radiotherapy in most cases.

From TheJournal.ie 143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment Waiting Lists

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment

Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie Harris postpones plan to ration supports for women with breast cancer Bras And Prostheses

Harris postpones plan to ration supports for women with breast cancer

“I want to ensure that they are not subjected to additional stress and worry about losing services.”

From TheJournal.ie German Shepherds can detect breast cancer by sniffing bandages Highly Accurate

German Shepherds can detect breast cancer by sniffing bandages

A pair of dogs are now 100% accurate in their new role as breast cancer spotters, according to researchers.

From TheJournal.ie Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year Alcohol And Cancer

Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year

More than 25% of all alcohol-attributable cancer cases related to breast cancer, a new study found.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not cancer, is it?' Jo Malone on the health scare that changed her life Opinion

'It's not cancer, is it?' Jo Malone on the health scare that changed her life

In an extract from her autobiography, business woman Jo Malone writes about being told she had breast cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Call for Irish breast cancer patients to take part in new drug trial Early Access

Call for Irish breast cancer patients to take part in new drug trial

The 50 Irish patients will join almost 5,000 taking part worldwide on the trial.

From TheJournal.ie Shannen Doherty accepts award for 'every single cancer patient out there' Breast Cancer

Shannen Doherty accepts award for 'every single cancer patient out there'

Her friend and fellow actor Sarah Michelle Gellar presented her with a Courage Award.

From TheJournal.ie Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer Breakthrough

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer

If the new drug – APR-246 – is found to be effective at clinical trials it will have the potential to save lives.

From TheJournal.ie Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive" Busted

Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive"

Communications director Lena Biornstad said she found the decision “incomprehensible”.

From TheJournal.ie 'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims Abortion

'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims

Patrick Jameson repeated claims about abortion causing breast cancer.

From TheJournal.ie "Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine." Utah

"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."

The sisters fighting cancer together.

From TheJournal.ie Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says Decade-long Study

Advanced breast cancer sufferers are 'left in the shadows', new report says

Research into the condition has lagged behind in the last decade.

From TheJournal.ie Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough Personalised Treatments

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough

Around 10% of Irish women will develop the condition during their lifetimes.

From TheJournal.ie Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease Nui Galway

Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease

NUI Galway student Úna McVeigh started her PhD in September 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau Progress

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid as young doctor (33) dies of breast cancer RIP

Tributes paid as young doctor (33) dies of breast cancer

Dr Sarah McAnallen had trained in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie It’s going to take six years to extend the breast cancer screening programme MAMMOGRAMS

It’s going to take six years to extend the breast cancer screening programme

The US changed its rules on when women should begin getting mammograms.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I had no lump, but had an aggressive type of breast cancer’ Breast Check

‘I had no lump, but had an aggressive type of breast cancer’

Anna wants women to make sure they keep their breast check appointments, as hers saved her life.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook has apologised for banning an 'overly sexual' breast check ad Mistake

Facebook has apologised for banning an 'overly sexual' breast check ad

The decision to ban the ad (which has been reinstated) for Dublin’s Well Woman Centre has been acknowledged as a “mistake”.

From TheJournal.ie 'My family and I have had many conversations about my impending death' Think Ahead This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Sisters create 'bra chain' in memory of their late mum Awareness

Sisters create 'bra chain' in memory of their late mum

Their mother died of breast cancer six weeks after diagnosis, at the age of 44.

A woman with cancer had a powerful response to the #HoldACokeWithYourBoobs 'challenge'

“Breast cancer is not fun and sexy. The treatment is gruelling.”

Here's the controversy behind the internet's 'hold a coke with your boobs' challenge

Turns out it’s not for charity at all.

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